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Can we create the "perfect" farm? - Brent Loken


54,864 Questions Answered

TEDEd Animation

Let’s Begin…

About 10,000 years ago, humans began to farm. This agricultural revolution was a turning point in our history and enabled the existence of civilization. Today, nearly 40% of our planet is farmland. Spread all over the world, these lands are the pieces to a global puzzle we’re all facing: in the future, how can we feed every member of a growing population a healthy diet? Brent Loken investigates.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Brent Loken
  • Director Luísa Holanda
  • Narrator Jack Cutmore-Scott
  • Storyboard Artist Luísa Holanda
  • Animator Danila Rbeiro, Murilo Jardim, Luísa Holanda
  • Compositor Gabriel Maia
  • Art Director Luísa Holanda
  • Sound Designer Gabriel Maia
  • Music Gabriel Maia
  • Hype Executive Producer Gabriel Garcia
  • Hype Line Producer Taíla Soliman
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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